Diseminación tumoral de un filoide en una paciente gestante de 19 años

Translated title of the contribution: Dissemination of phyllodes tumor in a 19-year-old pregnant woman

Fabio Noriel Rojas Rojas, Javier Ardila Montealegre

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Introduction: Phyllodes tumor is a rare fibroepithelial stromal tumor of the breast, accounting for <1% of all primary breast tumors. Malignant presentations of this neoplasm are characterized by metastases in up to 10% of all cases. Case presentation: The case reported is of a 19-year-old female patient who was 11 weeks pregnant and presented with jaundice at the skin and scleral levels, abdominal pain, and hepato-megaly, as determined on physical examination. The patient required left mastectomy for a phyllodes tumor that was histologically characterized 16 months ago at another medical institution. The outcome was fatal despite medical efforts before and during pregnancy. Conclusion: The fundamental pillar of the treatment of phyllodes tumor remains to be surgical resection. While age can act as a prognostic predictor, the follow-up of possible recurrences is part of the management process.

Translated title of the contributionDissemination of phyllodes tumor in a 19-year-old pregnant woman
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)1-9
Number of pages9
JournalRevista ciencias de la salud
Issue number3
StatePublished - Dec 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Health(social science)


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